n. (abbr. NDSA)a consortium of organizations that advocates for member needs related to digital preservation and stewardship on a national levelTibbo 2012, 33To quote the Library of Congress’s National Digital Stewardship Alliance, “Make it work.”SAA 2015The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) received a Preservation Publication special commendation from the Society of American Archivists in August 2015 for the publication 2015 National Agenda for Digital Stewardship. . . . NDSA is a consortium of institutions working toward the goal of long-term digital preservation on a national level. Organized in 2010, it advances digital preservation by studying new trends and current gaps and seeking new areas of research and development in this field.DLF 2015The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) today announced that it has selected the Digital Library Federation (DLF), a program of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), to serve as NDSA’s institutional home starting in January 2016.Drewes 2021, 540In a concise and multistaged process, the authors reference the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s “Levels of Digital Preservation” matrix, which covers the aspects of digital files that assure their validation and long-term access.LoC 2023aNDSA was launched as a membership organization in July 2010 as an initiative of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program of the Library of Congress.
The National Digital Stewardship Alliance began in 2010 as an initiative of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP).